The Ashes - 5th Test

Australia v England

Australia won by 329 runs

Australia 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MJ Slater c Lewis b DeFreitas 124 296 231 13 0 53.67
MA Taylor* c †Rhodes b Lewis 9 57 36 0 0 25.00
DC Boon c Ramprakash b Lewis 1 10 8 0 0 12.50
ME Waugh c DeFreitas b Lewis 88 244 177 10 0 49.71
SR Waugh not out 99 288 183 12 0 54.09
GS Blewett c †Rhodes b Fraser 20 72 67 3 0 29.85
IA Healy c Lewis b DeFreitas 12 58 38 1 0 31.57
SK Warne c †Rhodes b DeFreitas 1 27 17 0 0 5.88
J Angel run out (Malcolm/†Rhodes) 11 65 43 2 0 25.58
GD McGrath run out (DeFreitas) 0 16 10 0 0 0.00
CJ McDermott run out (Lewis/Gooch) 6 25 15 0 0 40.00
Extras (b 14, lb 4, w 4, nb 9) 31
Total (all out; 135.5 overs; 586 mins) 402 (2.95 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-47 (Taylor), 2-55 (Boon), 3-238 (Slater), 4-247 (ME Waugh), 5-287 (Blewett), 6-320 (Healy), 7-328 (Warne), 8-386 (Angel), 9-388 (McGrath), 10-402 (McDermott)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DE Malcolm 31 6 93 0 3.00 (4w)
PAJ DeFreitas 29 8 91 3 3.13 (2nb)
ARC Fraser 32 11 84 1 2.62
CC Lewis 31.5 8 73 3 2.29 (7nb)
GA Gooch 1 1 0 0 0.00
MR Ramprakash 11 0 43 0 3.90
England 1st innings R M B 4s 6s SR
GA Gooch lbw b ME Waugh 37 101 76 4 0 48.68
MA Atherton* c †Healy b McGrath 4 7 3 1 0 133.33
MW Gatting b McGrath 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
GP Thorpe st †Healy b Warne 123 301 218 19 0 56.42
JP Crawley c Warne b ME Waugh 0 1 3 0 0 0.00
MR Ramprakash b Warne 72 240 178 11 0 40.44
SJ Rhodes b Angel 2 22 16 0 0 12.50
CC Lewis c Blewett b McGrath 40 59 62 8 0 64.51
PAJ DeFreitas b Angel 0 6 6 0 0 0.00
ARC Fraser c Warne b Angel 9 47 18 1 0 50.00
DE Malcolm not out 0 3 1 0 0 0.00
Extras (b 4, lb 1, nb 3) 8
Total (all out; 96.3 overs; 403 mins) 295 (3.05 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-5 (Atherton), 2-5 (Gatting), 3-77 (Gooch), 4-77 (Crawley), 5-235 (Thorpe), 6-246 (Rhodes), 7-246 (Ramprakash), 8-247 (DeFreitas), 9-293 (Lewis), 10-295 (Fraser)
Bowling O M R W Econ
J Angel 22.3 7 65 3 2.88 (1nb)
GD McGrath 25 6 88 3 3.52 (1nb)
GS Blewett 4 1 9 0 2.25
ME Waugh 9 2 29 2 3.22
SK Warne 23 8 58 2 2.52
CJ McDermott 13 5 41 0 3.15 (1nb)
Australia 2nd innings R M B 4s 6s SR
MA Taylor* b Fraser 52 183 122 8 0 42.62
MJ Slater c Atherton b Fraser 45 82 55 8 0 81.81
J Angel run out (Gooch) 0 7 5 0 0 0.00
DC Boon c †Rhodes b Malcolm 18 44 31 4 0 58.06
ME Waugh c †Rhodes b DeFreitas 1 20 14 0 0 7.14
SR Waugh c Ramprakash b Lewis 80 215 141 9 0 56.73
GS Blewett c Malcolm b Lewis 115 202 158 19 0 72.78
IA Healy not out 11 25 14 0 0 78.57
SK Warne c Lewis b Malcolm 6 14 12 0 0 50.00
Extras (b 1, lb 9, nb 7) 17
Total (8 wickets dec; 90.3 overs; 403 mins) 345 (3.81 runs per over)
Did not bat GD McGrath, CJ McDermott
Fall of wickets 1-75 (Slater), 2-79 (Angel), 3-102 (Boon), 4-115 (ME Waugh), 5-123 (Taylor), 6-326 (SR Waugh), 7-333 (Blewett), 8-345 (Warne)
Bowling O M R W Econ
DE Malcolm 23.3 3 105 2 4.46
ARC Fraser 21 3 74 2 3.52
CC Lewis 16 1 71 2 4.43 (6nb)
PAJ DeFreitas 22 10 54 1 2.45 (1nb)
MR Ramprakash 8 1 31 0 3.87
England 2nd innings (target: 453 runs) R M B 4s 6s SR
GA Gooch c & b McDermott 4 10 12 0 0 33.33
MA Atherton* c †Healy b McGrath 8 72 43 1 0 18.60
MW Gatting b McDermott 8 16 14 1 0 57.14
ARC Fraser lbw b McGrath 5 20 13 0 0 38.46
GP Thorpe c Taylor b McGrath 0 1 1 0 0 0.00
JP Crawley c ME Waugh b McDermott 0 3 4 0 0 0.00
MR Ramprakash c SR Waugh b ME Waugh 42 69 57 5 0 73.68
SJ Rhodes not out 39 105 73 4 0 53.42
CC Lewis lbw b McDermott 11 35 26 2 0 42.30
PAJ DeFreitas c Taylor b McDermott 0 8 5 0 0 0.00
DE Malcolm b McDermott 0 20 13 0 0 0.00
Extras (lb 1, w 1, nb 4) 6
Total (all out; 41 overs; 179 mins) 123 (3.00 runs per over)
Fall of wickets 1-4 (Gooch), 2-17 (Gatting), 3-26 (Fraser), 4-26 (Thorpe), 5-27 (Crawley), 6-27 (Atherton), 7-95 (Ramprakash), 8-121 (Lewis), 9-123 (DeFreitas), 10-123 (Malcolm)
Bowling O M R W Econ
CJ McDermott 15 4 38 6 2.53 (2nb)
GD McGrath 13 4 40 3 3.07 (2nb, 1w)
J Angel 3 0 20 0 6.66
SK Warne 7 3 11 0 1.57
ME Waugh 3 0 13 1 4.33 (1nb)
Match details
Toss Australia, who chose to bat
Series Australia won the 5-match series 3-1
Player of the match SR Waugh (Australia)
Player of the series CJ McDermott (Australia)
Umpires KE Liebenberg (South Africa) and SG Randell
TV umpire TA Prue
Match referee JR Reid (New Zealand)
Close of play
Fri, 3 Feb - day 1 - Australia 1st innings 283/4 (SR Waugh 23*, GS Blewett 17*)
Sat, 4 Feb - day 2 - England 1st innings 110/4 (GP Thorpe 54*, MR Ramprakash 14*)
Sun, 5 Feb - day 3 - Australia 2nd innings 87/2 (MA Taylor 32*, DC Boon 6*)
Mon, 6 Feb - day 4 - England 2nd innings 27/5 (MA Atherton 8*, MR Ramprakash 0*)
Tue, 7 Feb - day 5 - England 2nd innings 123 (41 ov) - end of match
Match notes
  • General
  • 12th Men: BP Julian (Aus) and PCR Tufnell (Eng)
  • Aus 2nd innings
  • Blewett becomes the 5th batsman to score 2 centuries in his first two tests.
  • Attendance: 70,113 Mathop, George Russell, Chris Godfred, Ric Finlay
 
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Series Results
Australia v England at Perth - Feb 3-7, 1995
Australia won by 329 runs
Australia v England at Adelaide - Jan 26-30, 1995
England won by 106 runs
Australia v England at Sydney - Jan 1-5, 1995
Match drawn
Australia v England at Melbourne - Dec 24-29, 1994
Australia won by 295 runs
Australia v England at Brisbane - Nov 25-29, 1994
Australia won by 184 runs
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Photos

Feb 7, 1995

Mark Taylor celebrates the Ashes win with Mark Waugh in the dressing room, Australia v England, 5th Test, Perth, 5th day, February 7, 1995

Mark Taylor celebrates the Ashes win with Mark Waugh in the dressing room

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